Philanthropy plays a critical role in determining the social, economic and political discourses of many societies and people. Historically, philanthropy and philanthropists have filled the gaps where the mainstream government structures have failed or incapacitated to meet the needs of the people. One such philanthropist who has carved a name for himself through laudable charitable activities is Adam Milstein; a real estate mogul with a passion for community service and giving back to courses highlighting issues affecting the Jewish community.
Through Adam and Gila Milstein Family Foundation, a charitable organization he cofounded, Adam has actively supported the education of young Jewish children. Listed as one of the leading entrepreneurs with a charitable heart, Mr. Milstein through his family’s foundation ensures that the young scholars are schooled on cultural heritage including the Jewish language. His passion for the plight of Jewish community has seen him established several organizations aimed at fostering better relationship between the Jewish communities including Israel and other communities such as the United States. These are issues that he has constantly highlighted in several articles and publications he has authored.
Passion Driven by Experience: Education and Career History
Adam Milstein’s passion for highlighting the plight of immigrants emanates from his interaction with his wife; a Moroccan immigrant. This has driven him to dedicate a significant portion of his wealth towards such causes that he views as important in protecting the rights of such marginalized communities. Professionally, Adam Milstein is an experienced real estate sales agent. After serving in the Israeli Army, Mr. Milstein graduated from Israeli Institute of Technology in 1978. Upon graduation, he gained firsthand experience in the real estate industry by working together with his father. He improved his Bachelor’s Science degree in economics and business administration by graduating with a Master’s degree in Business Administration in 1983 from the University of Southern California.
His diligence as a real estate agent mixed with his academic qualifications and early industry experience has propelled him to build one of the largest real estate portfolio estimated at over $2 billion at Hager Pacific Properties. He is currently serving as a managing partner at the company, which he cofounded.